Foundation (Foundation Trilogy #1) by Isaac Asimov + Giveaway Winners !

MY RATING : ★★★★★ The last review of the year ! I had to end the year with a banger right?! FOUNDATION IT IS. The amazing thing about Foundation is that it’s not the typical book structure and form I usually like. There’s no character development, no character diversity (no females character ARRHHUM) they are all…

The Twilight Wife by A.J. Banner

    Psychological thrillers are growing in popularity nowadays. Everywhere you go, you’re bound to see a new one ready to become the next big thing. The appeal behind this genre is however far from being superficial. The narrator, the characters, the pacing and the twists all come together to form a truly enthralling story. From…

Batman: Noël by Lee Bermejo

“’Cuz for this story to make sense… for it to mean anything… you have to believe in something. Something very important. You have to believe people can change.” — Lee Bermejo, Batman: Noël     This is a gift dropped off by Santa when no comic book fan expected it under their trees. With a foreword by…

Cracking The Quebec Code by Jean-Marc Léger

    Thanks to over 30 years of data collected by the Leger survey firm, a mission to paint a portrait of Quebec was commenced. Four major surveys, thirty complementary interviews with Quebec leaders and an interesting semiometry analysis later, Jean-Marc Léger and his colleagues Jacques Nantel and Pierre Duhamel have published a book that unveils the…

Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“And though I suffer for you, yet it eases my heart to suffer for you.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Poor Folk     Crime and Punishment was an absolutely mesmerizing first experience of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s writing. Being able to read his very first novel, the one that brought him great fame, is an opportunity that I just couldn’t…

The This Is My Genre Tell Me Yours Book Tag

Hello everybody! There’s nothing like a good ol’ tag to warm the heart! Or so goes the saying. 😀 Today, we were kindly tagged by The Orang-Utan Librarian to dive into the This-Is-My-Genre-Tell-Me-Yours Book tag! This quick and easy (who am I freaking kidding) tag is all about sharing that one (two? 😀 :D) genre that makes…

Book Review: GEMINA (Illuminae #2) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

MY RATING : ★★★★ For those of you who know me or read my posts often, you know how I ABSOLUTELY ADOREE ILLUMINAE SO MUCH IT BECAME MY FAVOURITE BOOK ( Top Young Adult Books and Illuminae Review). Of course, picking up this book I had very high expectations, and oh boy, it didn’t disappoint. Following…

Cinedote Review – The Jungle Book (2016)

Summary: After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. Director: Jon Favreau Writers: Justin Marks (screenplay), Rudyard Kipling (book) Stars: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba,…

Christmas Gift Ideas : Books

THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING SOON! Who says holidays says… HARRY POTTER MARATHON ❤ And GIFTS. OF COURSE. Here are all the books I’ll be giving out to my friends and family this christmas 😀 I think they make a perfect go-to book for anybody, from that non-bookworm friend of yours to the one who spent 24…

Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

“Solitude is independence. It had been my wish and with the years I had attained it. It was cold. Oh, cold enough! But it was also still, wonderfully still and vast like the cold stillness of space in which the stars revolve.” — Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf     It takes a troubled soul to concoct such a…

Uprooted by Naomi Navik

MY RATING : ★✩✩✩✩ “Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through.“ Ouhh a dragon who kidnaps the girls in the village! :O BUT NO. WAIT. A dragon? No no. It’s not even a frkn dragon, it’s a guy…

December TBR 2016 // Personal Lives

HELLO FRIENDS! Watch out! It’s Bookidote’s forecast time! 😀 In this edition of our Monthly Kick in the Butt, you’ll see what we’re currently reading, what we plan on reading, our monthly quote + our thoughts and a segment on what’s going on in life! If you’ve missed our monthly wrap-up for November (buggy, buggy…